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Australia's laughable fuel economy standards PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 17 July 2012 14:42

By Tristan Edis

Last week the European Commission announced that by 2020, the average emissions from new cars in the European Union will have to be no more than 95 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre driven and commercial vans will need to achieve an average of 147 grams. This builds on the 2015 requirement that passenger cars achieve an average of 130 grams CO2 per kilometre. To give you a feel what this means, a Toyota Yaris emits more than 130 grams and a Toyota Prius only just sneaks in under the 95g standard, with 90g CO2/km.

BP eyes wind, biofuels in alternative energy PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 July 2012 15:23

Meghan Schiller of Medill News Service

The head of BP's alternative-energy business on Tuesday said biofuel and wind are the stars of the field as the firm ramps up its presence.

The Navy’s Great Green Fleet PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 12 July 2012 15:18

Christina DiPasquale and Daniel Weiss

US Navy servicemen and women recently debuted the 'Great Green Fleet', the first aircraft carrier strike group to be powered largely by alternative, nonpetroleum-based fuels.

Palm oil industry lobbies EPA to reverse palm oil biofuel findings PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 27 April 2012 13:21

Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil processor and trader, has hired a major lobbying firm to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's ruling that palm oil-based biodiesel will not meet greenhouse gas emissions standards under America's Renewable Fuels Standard, reports The Hill.

Oil, biofuel companies evolve into uneasy 'frenemies' PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:00


Rapid growth in the U.S. biofuels markets has often pitted oil companies against small start-ups seeking a toehold in the gasoline markets, despite the need for both sides to work together, according to industry experts.

Advanced Biofuels Investment Readiness (ABIR) Program PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:34

The Australian Government is calling for applications under the Advanced Biofuels Investment Readiness (ABIR) Program until 5pm, 30 April 2012 AEST.

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